I'm been away from my blogging safe haven for a while and during that time I had a breakdown, an epiphany, felt lost and confused .. and ultimately got back up and began to re-find myself.
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A few months before my 21st birthday I think I had an epiphany. I kind of fell ... into myself. Let me explain. I have always felt like the odd one out. Externally, I was happy and just like everyone else. Internally, I knew I was different. I pretended to enjoy the same things that … Continue reading Along My Spiritual Journey: The Beginning
There's this thing women do ... specifically black women. I hate it. We live in a world where the black woman is constantly mistreated. We are unheard. Abused. Considered the low of the low. And when we speak out about the injustices that we face, we are deemed angry, aggressive, unruly and (my favorite) ghetto/ratchet … Continue reading Dear Black Women …
For the past few months I have been really keen on switching over to buying from my black sisters and brothers. Here, I have compiled a short list of 12 black businesses that I have (or plan) to buy from/support in the upcoming weeks. Check it out ! ❤ For Head Gear Visit The Wrap … Continue reading 12 Black Businesses To Shop From
Love is a feeling - truth. You can experience love by simply loving yourself - truth. You can also experience love by loving someone else - truth. Some people feel unfulfilled unless they find love from a significant other or family member or friend - truth. However, the truth is also that we don't need … Continue reading Before You Love Them | Love Yourself
You guys have been with me as I've started to eat healthy and just really dive into a healthy lifestyle. One problem that I face with this is that sometimes I get so bored because (to me) it seems like the choices I have (to eat) are limited. I mean, I really don't eat dairy … Continue reading Yummy Yummy Yummly!
In a time like this I need some positive words to surround me and I know that I'm not alone. Whether it be a person, a thing or situation, we all have times that we just need to be surrounded by positivity and good vibes. So I wanted to give you guys that and truthfully … Continue reading Uplifting Quotes To Brighten Your Day … & Mine
The past few weeks have been very trying. In terms of being positive and continuing on my journey to happiness and self love, I have instead taken a pit stop at restlessness, sadness and self doubt. It isn't fun. At. ALL. I decided that I need to resume my journey for the sake of my … Continue reading 51 Things That Make Me Happy !
Times will get hard. Your faith will be tested. Your peace of mind will be disturbed. You will want to give up. You will question why things happen the way that they do. Stay strong. No matter how much you have gone through, keep in mind that there is a purpose for everything. Whatever you … Continue reading You Got This!